Dictionary.com

Apis

[ ey-pis ]
/ ˈeɪ pɪs /
Save This Word!

noun Egyptian Religion.

a sacred bull worshiped at Memphis: identified originally with Ptah and later assimilated with Osiris to form the Ptolemaic Serapis.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also called Ha·pi [hah-pee, khah-pee], /ˈhɑ pi, ˈxɑ pi/, Hap [hahp, khahp] /hɑp, xɑp/ .

Origin of Apis

First recorded in 1600–10; from Latin Āpis, from Greek Âpis, from Egyptian ḥjpw
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for Apis

British Dictionary definitions for Apis

Apis
/ (ˈɑːpɪs) /

noun

(in ancient Egypt) a sacred bull worshipped at Memphis
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK